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The theory of an antipodal southern continent during the sixteenth century

by James R. McClymont

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Published by [W. T. Strutt, government printer] in Hobart .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsG880 .M2
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Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL24614374M
LC Control Number05024088

The astronomical and geographical science in Macrobius alone was sufficient to furnish a basis for Columbus when the passion for exploration had been reawakened, as it was in the fifteenth century' (Thomas Whittaker, Macrobius, , p. 83). Macrobius's famous map figures a massive antipodal southern continent. “An Antipodal Mystery” by Clyde Freeman Herreid Page 1 Part I—A Letter from Down Under The river was very still on the curve where the eucalyptus dips towards the water. The light shaded near late afternoon and twilight would soon darken the outline of the wooded bank and the flat landscape stretching to the horizon. Bubbles broke the surface of the : Osilva_.

Name of super continent in Theory of Continental Drift. Gondwanaland. Name of the southern part of large super continent. Laurasia. Northern part of large super continent. Tethys Ocean. Name of the large inland sea that separated northern and southern part of large super continent. 2 lines of evidence that supported Theory of Continental Drift. In the eighteenth century the chief explorers of the South Seas were the French and the English. Bouvet, who was a believer in the existence of a great southern continent, sailed from France in , commanding two vessels of the French East India Company, to .

Stack Exchange network consists of Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.. Visit Stack Exchange. Theory of the southern continent. It would take too long to rehearse the history of arguments surrounding the theory of the antipodal lands in the ancient world. There is broad agreement among scholars concerning some aspects and it has previously been generally accepted that belief in a southern continent did not originate from travellers reports, but from a theory .


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The theory of an antipodal southern continent during the sixteenth century by James R. McClymont Download PDF EPUB FB2

Terra Australis (Latin for South Land) was a hypothetical continent first posited in antiquity and which appeared on maps between the 15th and 18th centuries.

The existence of Terra Australis was not based on any survey or direct observation, but rather on the idea that continental land in the Northern Hemisphere should be balanced by land in the Southern e locations: Patalis.

Java Minor was identified as an island (the present Island of Java) by the Franco-Portuguese navigator and cosmographer Jean Alfonse in his work ofLa Cosmographie but Java Major according to him was part of the continent of Terra Australis, which extended as far as the Antarctic Pole and the Strait of La Cosmographie, Alfonse defined La Grande.

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Lopburi (Thai: ลพบุรี, RTGS: Lop Buri, pronounced [lóp bū.rīː]) is the capital city of Lopburi Province in is about kilometres (93 mi) northeast of of it had a population ofThe town (thesaban mueang) covers the whole tambon Tha Hin and parts of Thale Chup Son of Mueang Lopburi District, a total area of km².Named for: Lava.

James R. McClymont, "The Theory of an Antipodal Southern Continent during the Sixteenth Century," im Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Hohart, January (Hobart, ), - Paul Pelliot, Notes on Marco Polo II (Paris, ), Globe Studies 55/56 ^ (Paul Pelliot, Notes on Marco Polo, Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, p; James R.

McClymont, “The Theory of an Antipodal Southern Continent during the Sixteenth Century”, Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Hobart, JanuaryHobart, the Association,pp). The Indian Ocean thus became an inland sea.

This scheme was not upset until the true form of Africa had been discovered, and even after that time it survived in many sixteenth-century maps in the eastern and isolated position which they gave to Zanzibar.

Book Details. MCCLYMONT, JAMES R., (), The theory of an antipodal southern continent during the sixteenth century, extracted from the report of the fourth meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, originally entitled "The influence of Spanish and Portuguese discoveries during the first twenty years of the sixteenth century.

↑ James R. McClymont, "The Theory of an Antipodal Southern Continent during the Sixteenth Century", Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Hobart, JanuaryHobart, the Association,pp.

–; Paul Pelliot, Notes on Marco Polo, Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, p. Henry French and Mary Wilhelmina McClymont / Catherine (Herring) Williams Catherine (Herring) Williams [Hornsby Heights, Book, Author: Herring Williams, Catherine, Description The theory of an antipodal southern continent during the sixteenth century / by James R.

McClymont; Explore. The Dieppe maps are a series of world maps produced in Dieppe, France, in the s, s and are large hand-produced maps, commissioned for wealthy and royal patrons, including Henry II of France and Henry VIII of Dieppe school of cartographers included Pierre Desceliers, Johne Rotz, Guillaume Le Testu, Guillaume Brouscon and.

Book, Notes Biographical cuttings files contain cuttings, e.g. articles, obituaries, from Australian newspapers and journals from the early 20th century to ↑ Paul Pelliot, Notes on Marco Polo, Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, p; James R.

McClymont, "The Theory of an Antipodal Southern Continent during the Sixteenth Century", Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Hobart, JanuaryHobart, the Association,pp In this book scholars present a wide variety of thoughts on the future of the region and the place of theory in helping us to understand the array of events characterizing the.

“This book should be required reading for courses that involve eighteenth-century theory in any way. And it will be of general interest to music theorists and musicologists, because the material covered is basic to those professions, is presented very well, and comes with a strong new point of view.”―David Lewin, Harvard UniversityCited by: Antipodal England: Emigration and Portable Domesticity in the Victorian Imagination (SUNY series, Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century) Paperback – July 2, by Janet C.

Myers (Author) › Visit Amazon's Janet C. Myers Page. Find all Cited by: Latitude, Longitude input fields allow you to load a specific point to find its antipode. Enter a latitude into the first field and a longitude into the second.

Clicking a map will center it on the clicked location and the other map on its antipode. The left (or top) map's location will be loaded into the latitude and longitude fields.

The city of _____ in what is now Bolivia emerged during the sixteenth century to service the world's largest silver mine and became the largest city in the Americas Potosi The British and Dutch East India companies and the Portuguese all sought to.

The first piece, "Mustang Sally Considers the Occult As a Solution to the Man Shortage Recently Reported in Cosmo," heralds two of the writer's central, antipodal interests: the sacred and the profane and the woman and the girl. The antipodals exhibit the greatest variation amidst all the cells of the embryo sac.

Usually they degenerate before or soon after fertilization, without any appreciable enlargement. Often a nutritive role has been proposed for the antipodal cells.The rise of towns and states and the expansion of exchange networks have resulted in the formation of various world-systems in Asia, Africa, and Europe since the fourth millennium B.C.Geography and Vision: Seeing, Imagining and Representing the World Denis Cosgrove Geography and Vision is a series of personal reflections by leading cultural geographer, Denis Cosgrove, on the complex connections between seeing, imagining and .